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 Bill Status of SB1498  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  AGRICULTURE ED TEACHER PROGRAM

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Scott M. Bennett - Chuck Weaver, Don Harmon, Paul Schimpf, Neil Anderson, Rachelle Crowe and Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant

House Sponsors
(Rep. Nathan D. Reitz - Daniel Swanson - Randy E. Frese - Monica Bristow, Dave Severin, Thomas M. Bennett, Katie Stuart, Charles Meier, Andrew S. Chesney, Elizabeth Hernandez, Michael T. Marron, Robert Martwick, Maurice A. West, II and Terri Bryant)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/23/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0554

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/2-3.80d new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the State Board of Education must develop an Agricultural Education Pre-Service Teacher Training Program beginning at the secondary level that provides grants to (i) students who qualify as pre-service teaching students and who attend institutions of higher education that offer a State-approved agricultural education teacher preparation program, (ii) students who qualify as pre-service teaching students and who attend public community colleges that provide an articulated agricultural education teacher course of study, and (iii) non-traditional agricultural education teaching students; defines terms and specifies the Training Program's requirements. Provides that the funds provided by the State Board may be used to support (i) a stipend not to exceed $7,500 for a non-traditional agricultural education teaching student or a pre-service teaching student for work completed under the Training Program, distributed in monthly installments, (ii) lodging for a pre-service training student, (iii) reimbursement for meals for the pre-service teaching student, (iv) reasonable costs charged by a participating Illinois agricultural company, or (v) any educational costs related to the Training Program. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the School Code. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the State Board of Education must, in consultation with the Board of Higher Education, develop an Agricultural Education Pre-Service Teacher Internship Program, beginning at the secondary education level, for pre-service teaching students that consists of (i) at a minimum, an 8-week experience or 300 hours of experience to prepare the pre-service teaching student for in-classroom experiences, including, but not limited to, experiences in the 5 career clusters for Illinois agricultural education through partnerships with Illinois agricultural companies and (ii) both in-classroom lectures and hands-on, applied learning; defines terms. Provides that the State Board must award grants to a pre-service teaching student enrolled in the Internship Program, which may be used by the student to support (i) a stipend not to exceed $7,500 for a pre-service teaching student's completion of the Internship Program, distributed in monthly installments, (ii) lodging for a pre-service teaching student while participating in the Internship Program, (iii) reimbursement for meals, not to exceed the per diem rate established by the Internal Revenue Service, for a pre-service teaching student while participating in the Internship Program, and (iv) any reasonable costs for participation in the Internship Program charged by any participating Illinois agricultural company. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/13/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  2/13/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/13/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Education
  3/5/2019SenateDo Pass Education; 016-000-000
  3/5/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading
  3/6/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chuck Weaver
  3/13/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/13/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 14, 2019
  3/19/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/26/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Paul Schimpf
  3/26/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  3/26/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  3/26/2019HouseArrived in House
  3/26/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  3/27/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachelle Crowe
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel Swanson
  3/27/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy E. Frese
  3/27/2019HouseFirst Reading
  3/27/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/28/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  4/1/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  4/9/2019HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/3/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  5/3/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/7/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/7/2019HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Monica Bristow
  5/8/2019HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; by Voice Vote
  5/8/2019HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee; 019-000-000
  5/8/2019HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  5/9/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  5/13/2019HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Nathan D. Reitz
  5/15/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Andrew S. Chesney
  5/16/2019HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/16/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/22/2019HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 118-000-000
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael T. Marron
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert Martwick
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  5/22/2019HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Terri Bryant
  5/22/2019SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/22/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 23, 2019
  5/23/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/23/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/28/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Education
  5/28/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Education; 012-000-000
  5/31/2019SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 059-000-000
  5/31/2019SenateSenate Concurs
  5/31/2019SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2019SenateSent to the Governor
  8/23/2019SenateGovernor Approved
  8/23/2019SenateEffective Date August 23, 2019
  8/23/2019SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0554

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